H. GUY & Co. Compound Steam Launch Engine
Cylinders 2 1/2″ + 5″ x 4 1/2″
A nice early 20th century reversing steam launch engine with attached air and boiler feed pumps and slide valves, on cast standards. Approx 10 IHP. Made by H. Guy & Co. of Cowes, I.O.W. c1908.
For sale in excellent condition.
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TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Steam Engine
2 1/2″ + 2 1/2″ x 3″ Cylinders
20″ High, on Base 22″ x 12″.
A Marine type steam engine with slide valves
on six turned columns and with solid flywheel.
10″ Dia flywheel.
In good condition.
TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Marine Engine
2″ + 2″ x 4 1/4″ Cylinders
29″ High, Base 12″ x 12″.
Solid disc flywheel.
In good condition.
OUTRIDGES PATENT Rotary Steam Launch Engine
This is an extremely rare, vane type reversable steam engine of around 4 – 5 H.P. believed made to Outridges patent in the mid 1880’s.
Designed for small, high speed river launches, these rotaty engines were claimed to provide an excellent power to weight ratio and to achieve the then unheard of speed of 12 1/4 m.p.h!
WILLANS 3 Cylinder Steam Launch Engine
~ A ‘modern’ design, built 1880’s ~
This is a very rare, if not unique enclosed type marine engine with reversing gear.
2″ x 4 1/2″ Cylinders ~ Approx 30″ High.
A very rare small enclosed marine steam engine.
Designed for a small steam launch.
In good original condition.
Possibly the earliest Willans in existence
and a museum worthy engine.
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Tandem Compound Launch Engine
Cylinders 3″ + 1 1/2″ x 3″
Overall 29″ High x 10″ Long x 11″ Wide.
This is an extremely unusual, if not unique tandem compound marine steam engine, with reversing gear and integral boiler feed and air pumps. Throught to be by Simpson Strickland of Dartmouth, c1900. This engine is of an elegant design suitable for a small Thames type launch, and with it’s small footprint and low weight will provide an excellent power to weight/space ratio.
In nice original condition.
HARRISON & Co. Compound Marine Engine
Built in Lowestoft c1900
6″ + 12″ x 7″ Cylinders with Slide Valves
A high quality launch engine.
On six turned columns.
With attached air, feed and bilge pumps.
For sale unrestored, but believed complete.
Offered with spares for second engine.
350 H.P. Compound Marine engine
18″ + 31″ x 16″ Cylinders
Approx 336 IHP at 130 r.p.m.
Turned front columns, cast back standards.
Stevenson link reversing gear.
Complete with pump, lubricators and thrust bearings. Built 1893 in Jonkoping, Sweden.